5 Steps to Start a Budget 5

  5 Steps to Start a Budget Did you know that approximately one in three Americans keep and follow a budget each month? This means that the majority of the country does not budget their finances.  I believe that there are two main reasons that people do not create a budget – the […]


Three Reasons to Organize Your Finances

Three Reasons to Organize Your Finances The first three months or so, (maybe even the first whole year!) of creating and using a budget are going to be a learning experience.  If you have no idea how much money you spend in any given category when you first start out, […]


How Creating Financial Goals Will Help Your Finances

  How Creating Financial Goals Will Help Your Finances Last year after spending entirely too much on Christmas and putting the majority of it on a credit card, my husband and I decided that it was really time for us to take a hard look at our finances. I received […]


How Your Morning Routine Can Change Your Life 2

  How Your Morning Routine Can Change Your Life Before I had kids, I prided myself on being super organized…in my head.  What this means is that I could remember everything without having to use a calendar or write it down.  I had appointments, social engagements, the conversation I had with […]


Why I Create a Monthly Budget Every Month 1

Why I Create a Monthly Budget Every Month Once upon a time I thought I was so smart and efficient for spending hours pouring over a spreadsheet and figuring out the PERFECT numbers that would make our budget work for the new year – usually based on our spending from […]